Ucluelet is a quaint village located along the West Coast of Vancouver Island, located south of the picturesque Pacific Rim National Park Reserve. It’s situated amongst the largest Pacific Temperate Rain Forest Eco Region in the world, and is surrounded by water at the place where the Pacific Ocean meets Barkley Sound.
An Eco region unlike none other, it is home to beaches, rocky headlands and sky-high forests. A variety of mosses, ferns and coniferous trees, create a magical feeling while hiking below a canopy of cedars and firs. Ucluelet offers mild winters and enjoyable summer temperatures and appeals to those seeking clean, crisp, salty air.
July & August present the warmest and driest months, while November to February bring the damp cool weather with an average precipitation of over 100 mm per month (and may be as high as 3000 mm annually). Temperatures are favourable for gardening and year around outdoor enjoyment. Winter temperatures vary on average from 2° - 12°C, and summer temperatures vary from 15° - 24°C.
The regions wet weather is what keeps the peninsula lush and vibrant and desirable for those who love the outdoors and the best of what mother nature has to offer
On a few occasions throughout the year you may be fortunate enough to experience all 4 seasons in a single day. This makes for great sightseeing, photography and recreational opportunities. The rugged coastline is slammed with winter storms, high winds and shortly after may be accompanied by unusually warm temperatures, at times, the warmest winter day’s across the county. Summer typically brings calmer seas and more favourable weather, ideal for marine activities such as sport fishing, marine wildlife tours, kayaking and shopping in the boutiques throughout the village.